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Conveyancer or Solicitor?

From the legal point of view, conveyancing is the transfer of legal ownership or title of any property from one person to another. Years ago, people could do their own conveyancing by themselves, no matter how complicated or big their property is. They would do all the paper works and the run the whole process on their own. But things are changing rapidly and somehow getting complicated these days. If the property is not a house or apartment, people generally do not do their own conveyancing. Because the workloads and the stress associate with the total conveyancing process, many of us do not want to take it on us. That is why there are some helping hands those help us to find a simple and easy way to get our conveyancing done.

Conveyancer and solicitors are the legal supports that you can get for you conveyancing. Now the question is which one should you choose for your conveyancing? Conveyancer or solicitor? Before you can conclude and draw your own decision, you must know the basic and core definition and differences of a conveyancer and a solicitor. Conveyancer is a common term which is used mostly in commonwealth countries, who is a specialized lawyer and specializes in practicing in buying and selling properties or conveyancing. Solicitors are also a legal practitioner who practices different aspects of law and provides various suggestions to their clients.

Basic differences between a conveyancer and a solicitor are; the conveyancer is a legal and certified specialist property lawyer whereas the solicitor may not have the specialization on the property law. A solicitor has wide range knowledge on various sectors of law. Conveyancers must be the member of the council for licensed conveyancer, and the solicitors must be the members of the law society. And finally, a solicitor can charge you more than a conveyancer in most of the cases that is just because of their expertise and efforts. There are so many online solicitors and conveyancers that give you conveyancing services online or via email or web. You can definitely choose any of the conveyancers or solicitors for your conveyancing. But you must keep in mind that, you need to be very careful while choosing your conveyancer or solicitor to avoid uncertain and unexpected experience in the end.

Now you may ask when you should choose a conveyancer than a solicitor. The answer is, when the complexity and the legal issues, regarding your property, go beyond the property law you must switch to a solicitor. In these cases if you have already assigned a conveyancer, he can guide to an experienced and expert solicitor. But in normal cases, an experienced and licensed conveyancer can go from the beginning to the end without any problem.

Solicitors can give you some free advice and legal support which many of the conveyancers deny to provide you. A firm of solicitors cans employ in house conveyancers who do conveyancing for them. There you can get both property legal and other legal supports from under one roof. So you must be very careful while choosing your solicitor or conveyancer that if there is some problem arises in the middle of the process you can get some help without stopping your whole conveyancing process.

So in the conclusion, people prefer to assign a conveyancer for their conveyancing of property, house or apartment. Because conveyancers are most reliable from the legal point of view, as they posses legal certificate and have specialized knowledge on property legal title transaction. Moreover, conveyancers tend to be more prices competitive and provides more quality service than the solicitors.

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